Just off dry, the wine has retained crisp acidity as well as ripe apple and spice flavors. It is a rounded wine, rich with a touch of almonds as well as pear and a final tang of acidity. Drink now.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.